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Thanks for attending my talk "Text wrangling and word smithing" at Amsterdam PHP that I gave on March 19th, 2015. Here you can find some extra information about the talk if they are available. For this talk we have:


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A wonderful talk on the challenges of text wrangling and the hidden difficulties behind it. Absolutely loved the in depth look at difficulties with other languages. I would have liked to have seen some examples of doing text searches on more complex data structures (arrays, arrays of key/value pairs) or ways of simplifying complex data structures into forms that are easily to grep.

Cool talk. English is simply the best language.... for sorting. Great venue too. Love the arcade machine.

Interesting talk, learned a few things. Also, I'm pretty sure you connected to my 'default install' ElasticSearch. I installed it on the network the day before ;-) Kind regards, Ray